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Criminal – Search & Seizure – Search Warrant Affidavit – Good Faith Exception – Knock & Announce (access required)

Although the warrant to search a residence was invalid because the affidavit did not establish a sufficient nexus between defendant's alleged activity of selling drugs and the residence, the search is upheld under the good faith exception to the warrant requirement. The court finds the affidavit is devoid of any basis from which the magistrate could ...